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Nine Finalists Seek Top Honors in NFC Forum & WIMA’s NFC Global Competition 2012

Winners Will Be Announced at WIMA in Monaco, April 12 WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – March 26, 2012 – The NFC Forum, a non-profit industry association that advances the use of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, and WIMA, a worldwide event dedicated to NFC technology, today announced the nine finalists in their Tap Into Innovation: NFC Global Competition 2012. Created to recognize the development and deployment of innovative and exemplary NFC solutions around the world, this year’s competition attracted three times as many entries as the previous contest in 2010, showcasing the tremendous growth and interest in NFC implementations. The 2012 entries cover a broad span of consumer and business application areas, ranging from new approaches to established applications such as mobile couponing, mobile payment, and retail merchandising, to inventive solutions in new … Read entire article »

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NFC Solutions Summit 2012

PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ, Mar 07, 2012 – Attendees can expect a different and innovative educational experience each day during the NFC Solutions Summit 2012, the Smart Card Alliance said today, announcing new agenda format details and pre-conference workshop topics. The Summit, held in partnership with the NFC Forum, is May 22 – 24, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco Airport Hotel in Burlingame, California. The NFC Solutions Summit 2012 will include comprehensive topics covering the state of the technology, developments in new NFC devices and add-ons, the status of the growing NFC ecosystem, the promise of NFC-enabled payments and other popular applications, NFC implementation guidance, and North American and international experiences with NFC pilots and implementations. These topics will be led by individual keynote presenters, roundtable discussion panels, and multi-speaker … Read entire article »

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NFC Forum and WIMA have extended the deadline for Tap Into Innovation: NFC Global Competition 2012

The NFC Forum and WIMA have extended the deadline for Tap Into Innovation: NFC Global Competition 2012 until midnight, PST, Thursday, March 8. There is still time to enter — learn more and submit your innovative idea at http://www.nfc-forum.org/events/2012_competition/. Tap Into Innovation: NFC Global Competition 2012 will select the most outstanding NFC solutions in the world with these awards: Best Innovative Solution, Best Business Viability and Best User Experience. Deadline for entries has been extended to March 8, nine finalists will be announced on March 19, and the winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on April 12 during the WIMA NFC Monaco event. Don’t miss your opportunity to win recognition for your solution! … Read entire article »

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